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Guide to veterinary medical resources for ULAM faculty, residents and staff.

ACLAM Certification Exam Resources

ACLAM 2018 Certification Exam Resource List

How to use this list

This list includes only resources available through the U-M library or on the web. Please refer to the full exam resource list for all titles.

Links to the resources below will take you to the catalog record. Once the record loads, click the appropriate link to access the digital holdings. If you're offcampus, authentication (level 1 credentials) may be required. 

Journals available through U-M Library

Comparative Medicine

Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Sciences (JAALAS)

Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) Journal

E-books available through U-M Library

 Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals. American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, second edition, eds. Richard Fish, Peggy Danneman, Marilyn Brown, and Alicia Karas. Academic Press, 2008.

Biology and Diseases of the Ferret, eds Fox and Marini, Wiley Blackwell, 2014

Flynn's Parasites of Laboratory Animals, 2nd edition, Flynn RJ, Baker DG. Wiley, 2007

The Mouse in Biomedical Research, 2nd editioneds James G Fox, Muriel T Davisson, Fred W Quimby, Stephen W Barthold, Christian E Newcomer, Abigail L Smith. Elsevier, 2006. 

The Laboratory Rat, 2nd edition, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine . eds. Suckow, Weisbroth and Franklin. Elsevier, 2006.

Laboratory Animal Medicinethird edition, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, eds. Anderson, Otto, Pritchett-Corning, Whary, Fox. Academic Press 2015.

Pathology of Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits, 4th edition. Barthold SW, Griffey SM, Percy DH. Wiley & Sons, 2016

Swine in the Laboratory: Surgery, Anesthesia, Imaging, and Experimental Techniques. Swindle MM ed, CRC Press, 2015.

The Biology of the Laboratory Rabbit, 2nd edition. Manning PJ, Ringler DH, Newcomer CE eds. Elsevier, 1994.

The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster and Other Rodents, eds. Sukow, Stevens and Wilson. Elsevier, 2012.

Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research: vol 1 Biology and Management, 2nd edition, eds. Christian Abee, Keith Mansfield, Suzette Tardiff, and Timothy Morris, Elsevier, 2012.

Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research: vol 2 Diseases, 2nd edition, eds. Christian Abee, Keith Mansfield, Suzette Tardiff, and Timothy Morris, Elsevier, 2012

​Regulatory/guidance documents

AAALAC - www.aaalac.org

ACLAM - www.aclam.org

AALAS - www.aalas.org

Animal Welfare Act, 7 U.S.C., Sections 2131-2159. Animal Welfare Regulations, 9 CFR Chapter 1, Subchapter A, Parts 1-4. Most current version can be found at https://www.aphis.usda.gov/animal_welfare/downloads/AC_BlueBook_AWA_FINAL_2017_508comp.pdf​

AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia, 2013 (Formerly the Report of the AVMA Panel on Euthanasia). PDF version can found on the AVMA website at https://www.avma.org/KB/Policies/Documents/euthanasia.pdf​

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories (BMBL), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Institutes of Health. The 5th edition (December 2009) can be found at http://www.cdc.gov/biosafety/publications/bmbl5/

Good Laboratory Practice Standards, 7 U.S.C., 21 CFR (Food and Drugs), Part 58 (Good Laboratory Practice for Nonclinical Studies). 

Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching, 3rd edition 2010, Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS).

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, 8th edition. Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences. National Academy Press, Washington, DC, 2011. (note: download free pdf)

Guidelines for the Use of Mammals in Neuroscience and Behavior Research, 2003, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC. (note: download free pdf)

Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Research Animals. Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council. National Academy Press, Washington, DC, 1997. (note:download free pdf)

Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare, National Institutes of Health, 2015. 

Recognition and Alleviation of Distress in Laboratory Animals. National Research Council. National Academies Press. 2008

Helpful references

Handbook on Genetically Standardized Mice. 6th edition. Currer J, ed. The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME, 2009

OLAW Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Guidebook- 2nd Edition 2002 

Zebrafish International Resource Center  (ZIRC) Health Services: https://zebrafish.org/health/index.php